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Barbados Events in February

Experience Barbados events in February

Barbados events in February include the Holetown cultural festival, Barbados Horticultural Society Open Gardens, the Barbados National Trust Open Houses, Laff It Off Comedy Show, Sun Sea & Slam Bridge Tournament, The Gallery of Caribbean Art Exhibition, Hike Barbados, Horse Racing, Agrofest the national agricultural exhibition and the Barbados Sugar & Rum Season tours.

We’ve tried to list all of the events that take place... but if you know of an event that has not been listed here we encourage you to Submit it to the Barbados Events Calendar.

Barbados events in February

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Four Square Rum Tasting Tours

Dates: February 9th, 12th, 14th, 19th & 26th  2018

Visit the most modern and computerized distillery in the western hemisphere, to learn about rum, while simultaneously introducing your taste buds to experiencing the fine flavour and quality of their internationally awarded rums. This enhanced guided tour will include a comprehensive commentary on the history of R.L. Seale & Company’s rum making process, and the sampling of a wide array of rums.

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Gallery of Caribbean Art

Date: February 11th - March 7th, 2018

The Gallery of Caribbean Art is pleased to present ''Westindian Squared'' an exhibition featuring artists Susan Mains, Asher Mains, Catherine-Forter-Chee-a-Tow and Virgil Broodhagen.  The exhibition opens on February 11th 2017, from 5-8pm and will run until March 7th, 2018.

The Gallery of Caribbean Art is located at the Northern Business Centre, Queen Street, Speightstown, St. Peter.
Tel: (246) 419-0858.  Open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, Saturday 10am to 2pm..

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Barbados Polo Season 2018

Date: February 1st, 4th, 6th, 8th, 10th, 11th, 13th, 15th, 18th, 25th, 27th 2018

Polo is fast becoming one of the most popular sporting events in Barbados. It is great place enjoy the exciting atmosphere of polo played by local as well as visiting clubs from overseas.  All are welcome and bring the kids - its fun for the entire family!!

The February 2018 lineup is as follows:

BPC The Villages/Ladies Tour: 1st & 4th at Barbados Polo Club, Holders

BPC Canada Tour: 6th & 11th at Barbados Polo Club, Holders and the 8th at Apes Hill

Apes Hill 6 Goal Tournaments: 10th, 15th & 18th at Apes Hill and 13th at BPC Holders Hill
BPC Cheshire Tour: 25th & 27th at Barbados Polo Club, Holders

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First Racing Season 2018

Date: February 3rd 2018

Visit the historic Garrison Savannah for an exciting day of thoroughbred horse racing! This Sport of Kings has taken place at this location for over 150 years. Races are generally run on Saturdays during every month of the year, however, there are other race days on the calendar on some bank holidays.

There are two (2) days of racing in January 2018 - Sat. 6th and Mon. 22nd (Bank Holiday - Errol Barrow Day (observed). There are usually nine races per day, starting around 12:30pm or later, depending on the time of year, and finishing around 6:00pm. Entrance fees to the various stands range from BB$10.00 to BB$100.00 for the day. Special (higher) prices apply to Gold Cup Day in early March. Admission is free to the grounds.

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BHS Open Garden Programme 2018

Date: February 4th, 11th 2018

The Open Garden Programme is presented by the Barbados Horticultural Society (BHS) on Sundays during the months of January to March each year. The general public is invited to view the stunning gardens of private home owners and tour them at their own leisure. Knowledgeable BHS members are always on hand to answer any questions and tea and refreshments are on sale.

Entrance Fees: BHS Members BB$10, Non-members BB$15, children are free.
February 2018 Open Gardens are as follows:
4th - Fustic House”, St. Lucy;   Home of Mr.& Mrs. Kit Bradenn
11th - Westmoreland Cottage, Mount Standfast, St. James; Home of Mr. & Mrs. Roger Manning

Gardens are open from 2-6pm.

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BNT Hike Barbados Programme 2018

Date: February 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th 2018

Attention all hikers!! Join the Barbados National Trust hikes every Sunday from January to December each year. There is a morning and afternoon hike each Sunday to choose from. The first begins at 6am and the second at 3:30pm.

The morning hikes consist of four grades of hikes: “Stop ‘n Stare” (c.6 miles) “1 Medium and a Fast Medium”(c.9 miles) “Grin ‘n Bear” (c.12 miles) In the afternoon, the morning’s “Stop ‘n Stare” route is repeated in one large group. Hikes last for 3 hours. Morning and afternoon hikes take place every Sunday EXCEPT on the Sunday of the Great Train Hike or unless indicated otherwise.

Special Moonlight Hikes during the week begin at 6pm and the regular Sunday Moonlight Hikes begin at 5:30 p.m. Make sure you have strong footwear and a hat and always take a bottle of water and a snack if you wish. Refreshments are usually on sale after the hikes. A torch/flashlight is needed for the Moonlight Hikes..

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Holetown Festival

Date: February 11th - 18th, 2018

The forty second annual Holetown Festival takes place from February 11th to 18th 2018. This festival marks the arrival of the first settlers at the site now known as Holetown on February 17, 1627. The festival which takes the form of a street fair provides visitors with an introduction to Bajan culture and traditions through a varied program that includes concerts, live music, street parades, beauty pageants, craft fairs, historical exhibitions, sporting competitions, food and drink.

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Sun, Sea & Slams International Bridge Tournament

Date: February 12-18th 2018

The 27th annual Sun, Sea and Slams Bridge Tournament for 2018 takes place from Monday 12th to Sunday 18th February at the Barbados Beach Club Hotel, in Maxwell Christ Church. This tournament will see five days of friendly but keenly contested Bridge. The event provides a unique opportunity to enjoy competitive bridge while relaxing in beautiful, tropical surroundings.

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Barbados National Trust Open House

Date: February 7th, 14th, 18th, 21st 28th, 2018

It is an experience not be missed!

The Barbados National Trust Open House Season, definitely is a 'must do' on the Barbados' events calendar. It began in the 1960s, and continues in 2018 with a showcase of some of the island's' historically interesting and architecturally heritage. These open houses include some interesting commentary, narrated by some of Barbados’ most well-known historians and architectural gurus, the Open House Season 2018 will also feature live music, cultural performances by local schools, beautiful handmade Barbadian craft sold by artisans and many more enjoyable surprises!

The Barbados National Trust Open House Season, 2018, will run from January-March. Don't miss them!.

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Agrofest 2018 - National Agricultural Exhibition

Date: February 23rd - 25th, 2018

The National Agriculture Exhibition (AgroFest) is Barbados premier agriculture festival. Over the last few years AgroFest has attracted over 60,000 patrons to Queens Park. The 2018 exhibition once more will takes place in Queens Park from Friday February 23rd - Sunday 25th 2018. Along with the usual agriculture products, livestock shows, cooking demonstrations and competitions.

There will also be interactive educational workshops and demonstrations touching on plant care & flower arranging, as well as highlighting the journey of agricultural products from the farm to the table.

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Top Places to Stay for Barbados Events in February

If you plan to check out some of these great Barbados events in February, then the best places to stay are listed below. They all offer great access to the entire island.

Barbados west coast hotels

West Coast Hotels

The Barbados west coast hotels and resorts stretch from the charming Little Good Harbour located just North of Speightstown. To the small family owned Walmer Lodge Apartments. 

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Barbados southcoast hotels

South Coast Hotels

The Barbados hotels on this popular tourist belt stretches from the beautiful Needhams Point beach just South of Bridgetown and extends as far South as Long Beach.  

Learn more about our South Coast Hotels

Barbados Intimate hotels

Intimate Hotels

Experience the Intimate hotels a grouping of most of the indigenous owned small hotels, apartments, guest houses, villas and condos on the island.

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Portvale Sugar Factory Tour

Date: February 1st - 28th 2018

Get the inspiring tale of sugar cane production in British colonial Barbados during the 17th and 18th centuries when sugar was king and rum was queen. Learn more about this fascinating history at the Frank Huston Museum located at the Portvale Sugar Factory. Take a tour and see the antique machinery used to produce millions of tonnes of sugar, which helped to build the wealth of Barbados, and by extension Britain.

This tour lets you explore the factory, and witness sugar production in the 21st Century, and learn about the story of sugar, which is one of the core reasons for the Barbados Sugar and Rum Season. Enclosed shoes must be worn, and while no photos can be taken inside the factory, photo opportunities are available at the front.

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Plantation Feast and Great House Tour

Date: February 6th - 27, 2018

A charming evening of history and elegance awaits you at Sunbury Great House a well preserved pllantation great house that dates back to the mid 17th century. You will be taken on a guided tour of the historic plantation house, which is indeed a museum of treasures from the past. Afterwards you will be served a sumptuous five-course dinner at the 300-year-old dinner table. Other treats include unlimited beverages and last but not least after dinner coffee and liqueurs.

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Nidhe Israel Synagogue And Museum Tour

Date: February 1st - 28th, 2018

Visit the oldest synagogue in the Western Hemisphere and the adjacent Nidhe Israel Museum, which documents the fascinating story of the Barbados Jewish community while paying homage to its role in Barbadian heritage and society. At the museum, you can find a timeline chronicling the Jewish settlement, their role in the sugar cane industry, see historic artifacts and view interactive displays, which are designed to provide a more realistic and detailed experience.

Since 2011, this historic synagogue has been designated as a UNESCO protected property within the World Heritage Site of Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison.

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Ancestral Trails

Date: February 17th, 2018

Take a stroll back in time as we trace the memories of our ancestors and their fight for freedom, while visiting the sites of memory and experience the oral traditions of storytelling. This tour pays homage to the period of history, which has most shaped our island.

You will be able to trace the life of an enslaved person by following their residual footprints around the island.


Date: February 4th, 24th, 2018

The story of one of the world’s finest spirits flows as you drive pass the spaces once occupied by the barrels and bottles, which were enjoyed by the Royal Navy of England, the British Garrison of the West Indies, and by local Plantocrat and Plebeian alike. Then, walk to the ‘fons et origo’ of the product and also revisit the locales of the dozens of City merchants and their individual Rum merchandise.

This is a must-do tour for every connoisseur and history buff and is guided by renowned, local historian, Morris Greenidge.

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